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Killer Instinct XBLA Might Be HD?

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It seems that Killer Instinct for XBLA might come in HD.

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TrevorPhillips3630d ago

This will be a badass game if it actually does turn out in HD lets hope it does

Kami3630d ago

a 360 just to play the game.

rroded3630d ago

lol ya this is good news still wish there was a chance of seeing i on ps3 the game needs a usable dpad.

TrevorPhillips3630d ago

this game will be great if they used unreal engine

Elven63630d ago

Rare always makes their own engines, I don't think they have ever used a external engine.

Death3630d ago

I thought this was one of the requirements to release a game over Xbox Live Arcade.

-Death

boodybandit3630d ago (Edited 3630d ago )

Soul Calibur uses a 4:3 aspect ratio.

Killer Instinct would be awesome in HD.
No brainer purchase for me.

Elven63630d ago

One of the requirements is to update the graphics, but I think that might be arcade ports though.

Hellgiver3630d ago

Well, SC is actually 16:9, since it has the sides just chopped off, with the SC emblems on those sides. I'm still sad that they didn't include so much from the original game.

ReBurn3630d ago

Is aspect ratio what determines whether a game is HD?

TheDeadMetalhead3630d ago

Let's look back at Megaman.

Megaman 1-6 on the NES - AWESOME!!

Megaman 7 on the SNES - TERRIBLE!!

Megaman 8 on the PS1 - BETTER THAN MEGAMAN 7 BUT STILL NOT THAT GREAT!!

Megaman X1-X3 on the SNES - BEYOND AWESOME!!

Megaman X4-X5 on the PS1 - GOOD!!

Megaman X6 on the PS1 - TERRIBLE AGAIN!!

So you can see why I don't think that updating it is a good idea, right? At least this way, it's guaranteed to be as awesome as it was 10 years ago! :)

Death3630d ago

The games developed in 4:3 for square tv's/arcade cabinets won't be changed to widescreen 16:9 unless they are completely remade which isn't common.

For those unsure of resolutions, 480i is standard definition while 720p, 1080i and 1080p are considered high definition. These numbers represent pixel density. Aspect ratio only determines the shape of the image on screen. Most HDTV's are wide screen tv's.

-Death

Rob0g0rilla3630d ago (Edited 3630d ago )

Can be played in HD but looks exactly the same. For a game like this they should remake it in HD. Or give it the smoother thing like they did with the Sonic games.

Truplaya3630d ago

not all XBLA are HD,i have Street Fighter 2 and its not, nither is Contra. Most re-made games get HD upgrades though, like 1942Joint Strike, Commandos and Bionic Commando, i love the trailers they do for those games. They start em off with the old graphics then merge in the new ones to show you how awesome they've made it now.

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likeaboss3023630d ago

If they are going to go back and render all the games assets in 720 or 1080P. I would assume it's possible since all the content is based on prerendered CGI.

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